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NITI Aayog, Microsoft sign agreement to bring in AI tools

Government's premier think tank NITI Aayog has inked an agreement with Microsoft India to deploy artificial intelligence (AI) technologies to address challenges in agriculture 
NITI Aayog, Microsoft sign agreement to bring in AI tools
and healthcare and promote adoption of local language computing among others.

Details:

  • Under the agreement, Microsoft will provide NITI Aayog advanced AI-based solutions to address challenges in agriculture and healthcare including farm advisory services, healthcare screening models at Primary Health Centres (PHCs) and build capacity for AI through education among others.
  • It will also support NITI Aayog by combining cloud, AI, research and its vertical expertise for new initiatives and solutions across several core areas.
  • Microsoft will also accelerate use of AI for development and adoption of local language computing, in addition to building capacity for AI among workforce through education.
  • Additionally, it will also promote STEM education in areas of AI studies and data sciences for young women in institutes identified by NITI Aayog.

Question:

Q. NITI Aayog has inked an agreement with which company to deploy artificial intelligence (AI) technologies to address challenges in agriculture and healthcare and promote adoption of local language computing among others?
a. Cognizant
b. Microsoft India
c. IBM India
d. Capgemini
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